The photographer, aged 17 or under, who creates the entry chosen by the judges as the single best image, taking into account all four youth categories, will become the Young Landscape Photographer of the Year 2017 and will win £1,000. Payment of the cash element of the prize will be made to the winner’s parent/guardian.
There will be a prize of a copy of the Awards book for the photographer of the image judged the best in each of the four youth categories.
VisitBritain and the GREAT campaign tell stories and share amazing moments to inspire visitors to come to Britain. They are looking for an image that showcases the diverse and vast range of experiences that Britain has to offer.
An image that demonstrates their core values:
The prize for the photographer of their chosen image will be a place in Awards book #11 and at the exhibition and an invitation to the opening night. (Further details to follow)
This Award will be presented to the one photographer who best captures the spirit of today’s rail network as it relates to the landscape around it. Images may be submitted for this Award of the operational national rail network anywhere in Great Britain (excluding Northern Ireland). Please note that images of any underground railway systems, light rail systems, heritage railways, disused infrastructure, pier railways or model railways are not eligible for this award. Images may be entered into any category of the main Award, but entrants must select from the appropriate dropdown on the entry form that it is also eligible for the Network Rail Award.
The prize will be an exclusive visit to Britain's favourite railway landmark, the Forth Bridge in Scotland. Here, weather permitting, there will be ample opportunity to photograph the 127-year old railway bridge from areas not accessible to the general public. Network Rail will also arrange for the lucky winner to take the engineers' lift to the top of this iconic structure to capture some amazing views of the Forth and see the Bridge from a completely different perspective. In addition, Take a view will pay £300 to the winner to assist with expenses relating to the visit.
The Sunday Times Magazine is world-renowned for its blend of investigative journalism, insightful features and award-winning photography. Launched in 1962, the Magazine continues to lead the way in journalistic excellence and innovation.
As media supporter of the Take a view Awards, The Sunday Times Magazine has always been the first to announce the results and to feature successful images from each year’s competition.
To celebrate this relationship, now in its eleventh year, we are pleased to offer this Award for the favourite image of The Sunday Times Magazine.
The prize is a one-day photography workshop with Light & Land plus a 12-month digital subscription to The Sunday Times.
All winners, together with further entries that the judges feel are worthy of commendation, will see their pictures published in the book, Landscape Photographer of the Year – Collection 11, by AA Publishing. There will be an exhibition of winning entries following the announcement of the results. All decisions regarding the design and layout of the exhibition are made by Take a view and the exhibition curator and their decision is final.
A copy of the Awards book will be given to the overall winner, category winners and photographers of Highly commended images.
Take a view and their Sponsors & Supporters reserve the right to change prizes to ones of comparable value if required by unforeseen circumstances. Any such changes will be posted on the competition website. Prizes are not transferable and no cash equivalent will be available for non-cash prizes. Additional prizes that may be supplied by sponsors and supporters are the responsibility of their supporting companies and Take a view is not liable for any difficulties that may arise in relation to these specific Awards due to unforeseen circumstances.